Beautiful, Awesome, Bike Helmets

October 17, 2008

Spotted on
kirtsy. Yakkay bike helmets. Seeing these made my day. I love when a designer reinterprets an everyday object with a new style.

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{ 28 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Autumn October 17, 2008 at 12:21 pm

NO way. SOOO awesome. Too bad I don’t ride my bike.


2 Sarah Bray October 17, 2008 at 12:50 pm

Very cool! And I DO ride my bike. Sans helmet…but maybe not for much longer. ;)


3 abigail @ Piece of Cake October 17, 2008 at 1:30 pm

i can not believe those are bike helmets! hmmm. i guess i need a new bike helmet :)


4 Anonymous October 17, 2008 at 1:54 pm

But where oh where can you buy one in the US?


5 MichelleB October 17, 2008 at 3:58 pm

Ok that is so cool. I’ve never seen bike helmets like that before. I hate wearing clunky helmets and want to look chic! After my hubby bought me a diamond engagement ring from I want to buy him a bike for X-Mas, do you think they have guy versions of these helmet hats? Amazing.


6 October 17, 2008 at 5:45 pm

I’ll buy one the day they offer ushankas :)


7 Azúcar October 18, 2008 at 1:11 am

Well, it’s about time!


8 kirsten October 18, 2008 at 10:38 am

I will certainly be looking into these. Who knew bike riding could be so stylish?!


9 Mrs. Darnell October 18, 2008 at 10:38 am

These are beautiful!


10 April ~ Living the Sweet Life October 18, 2008 at 1:58 pm

finally a helmet I wouldn’t mind wearing!


11 Alexis October 18, 2008 at 4:58 pm

Those might actually get me to wear a helmet!!


12 Montee October 18, 2008 at 6:32 pm

These are really cute! Why didn’t I think of that?!


13 ikkinlala October 18, 2008 at 7:15 pm

These are a brilliant idea!


14 Vanessa October 18, 2008 at 11:16 pm

oh heck yes! that is so awesome!


15 Robin October 19, 2008 at 7:57 am

Oh my gosh! Those are fantastic! See these might entice me to ride my bike to school.


16 Adventures In Babywearing October 19, 2008 at 11:37 am

Oh, love these!!



17 Alexandra October 19, 2008 at 3:48 pm

Oh yes! This one needs to come home with me :)


18 Sticks and Stones Hemp October 19, 2008 at 5:47 pm

how cool!!!


19 BP October 19, 2008 at 7:25 pm

Wow!these are very cool. by the way I love your blog.


20 Danno Davie October 19, 2008 at 8:09 pm

Those are so cool, Gabby. Robyn is going to want one now!

Do new yorkers actually ride bikes? How do you avoid the cabs?


21 Olivia Carter October 19, 2008 at 11:18 pm

Oh my gosh… I am in love… yet another reason to finally learn how to RIDE A BIKE!


22 nyclizzie October 19, 2008 at 11:35 pm

If only I had had one of those on my mission when I got hit by a car while riding my bike in Italy. I refused to wear a helmet since they looked so ridiculous! These ROCK!


23 Disco Mom October 20, 2008 at 9:30 am

Good lord, those are amazing.


24 Grosgrain Kathleen October 20, 2008 at 12:02 pm

Oh soooo cooool! How clever. We have a mandatory helmet law around my neighborhood. I could see being stopped by a cop for not wearing one then wowing him with the secret under your hat.


25 Susan (5 Minutes For Mom) October 20, 2008 at 5:01 pm

Those are so brilliant, I may have to start riding my bike!


26 Cherie October 20, 2008 at 10:12 pm

Um, hate to be the one to point it out but here is a comment left on the swissmiss blog when she reviewed these helmets a few days back:

“While I agree that these helmets are much more stylish than others, the main reason that helmets are covered in that shiny plastic is to keep it from sticking to the road. If a helmet is not smooth, it won’t slide. If you come off your bike and don’t slide, the force is transferred to your neck/spinal cord and you can end up with serious damage.”

So, looks cute but can’t fall into the category of good design (I think) if it takes an existing design and reduces its function at the expense of form.


27 Pink & Green Mama October 22, 2008 at 6:13 pm

These are adorable. I might have to learn how to ride a bike just so I can get one of these!


28 Anonymous October 23, 2008 at 5:03 am

Trust the Danish people to come up with something so nice!



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